plas·​ti·​sol ˈpla-stə-ˌsäl How to pronounce plastisol (audio)
: a substance consisting of a mixture of a resin and a plasticizer that can be molded, cast, or made into a continuous film by application of heat

Examples of plastisol in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The metal lid is lined with plastisol, avoiding rust and decay. Maren Estrada, BGR, 29 Mar. 2021

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Word History


plastic + sol entry 4

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of plastisol was in 1946

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“Plastisol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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